Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb distress

2 senses of distress

Sense 1
straiten, distress -- (bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship)
       => trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother -- (to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...")

Sense 2
distress -- (cause mental pain to; "The news of her child's illness distressed the mother")
       => disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

Antonyms of adj distressed

4 senses of distressed

Sense 1
distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way (predicate) -- (facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially")

INDIRECT (VIA troubled) -> untroubled -- (not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face")

Sense 2
dysphoric (vs. euphoric), distressed, unhappy -- (generalized feeling of distress)


Sense 3
stressed, distressed -- (suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing")

INDIRECT (VIA troubled) -> untroubled -- (not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face")

Sense 4
disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried -- (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children")

INDIRECT (VIA troubled) -> untroubled -- (not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face")

Similarity of adj distressed

4 senses of distressed

Sense 1
distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way (predicate) -- (facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially")
       => troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")

Sense 2
dysphoric (vs. euphoric), distressed, unhappy -- (generalized feeling of distress)
          Also See-> dejected#1; unhappy#1

Sense 3
stressed, distressed -- (suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing")
       => troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")

Sense 4
disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried -- (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children")
       => troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")

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